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Table 2 Birth preparedness and health seeking behaviors at Sodo town in Wolaita zone, 2017

From: Male involvement in birth preparedness and complication readiness for emergency referral at Sodo town of Wolaita zone, South Ethiopia: a cross sectional study

Variables (n = 233)Categoryn (%)
Made a plan for deliverYes214 (91.8)
No19 (8.2)
Place of previous deliveryHealth facility223 (95.7)
Home10 (4.3)
Reason for home delivery(n = 10)Far distance from health facility4 (1.7)
No transportation3 (1.3)
Cost too much2 (0.9)
Delay to seek care1 (0.4)
Delivery assisted byMidwife or Nurse119 (51.1)
Doctor100 (42.9)
HEW7 (3)
Others7 (3)
Experienced problem during pregnancyYes21 (9)
No212 (91)
Problems experiencedBleedings13 (5.6)
Loss of consciousness3 (1.3)
Severe headache2 (0.9)
Other5 (2.1)
Seek health care during problem and complicationsYes16 (6.9)
No5 (2.1)